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Regina motorists asked to avoid Ring Road due to icy conditions: police

Regina police officers are currently responding to upwards of 10 collisions on Ring Road. . Derek Putz / Global News

Regina police are asking motorists in the city to avoid Ring Road as it is extremely icy and driving conditions are considered very dangerous.

Officers were called to 25 collisions in the past 24 hours. Of those collisions, 10 occurred on the Ring Road between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Officers have also responded to several other incidents whey they happened to be in the area and noticed a vehicle in the ditch.

While police can’t confirm all of these collisions were a result of icy road conditions, it does appear a majority of them were.

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If drivers must travel on Ring Road, they are asked to slow down and use extreme caution — especially in areas where officers and first responders are working to assist motorists.

 

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